About Us

About Us

MISSION

Douglas County Libraries is a passionate advocate for literacy and lifelong learning.

VISION

Through engagement, education, and entertainment, Douglas County Libraries transforms lives and builds community.

CORE VALUES


Deliver Books & More

  • Maintain and display a current, high-quality collection that meets our public's needs

Serve All:

  • Ensure accessibility and services for all members of our diverse community

Build Literacy:

  • Be champions for literacy and our role in it

Explore & Discover:

  • Provide people, experiences, programs and spaces that inspire exploration and discovery

Be Friendly & Helpful:

  • Maintain a high-level of friendly, supportive services and interactions that are helpful and impart knowledge

Blaze a Trail:

  • Create future relevance by being innovative and visionary while respecting our past

Create Connections:

  • Communicate to create engagement, collaboration, meaningful connections, community, growth and trust

Make It Work:

  • Ensure functioning and well maintained equipment, technology and facilities, for organizational success